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adjective as in dewy-eyed


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His co-captain, Derrik Rose, once detailed, in wide-eyed wonderment, a single meal Joa put away.

When a 16-year-old takes on that wide-eyed, touched-for-the-very-first-time role, it all comes off as a tad more…juvenile.

The victory in 1950 over England is precious, but in the way a unicorn might be: to be regarded wide-eyed, and scarcely believed.

“I found the help I needed to be healthy,” says Mindi, a wide-eyed woman with a round face and a chatty affect.

The mug shots have gone viral: wide-eyed, scared-looking Megan Huntsman, 39.

So when she looked at the window she saw only her own reflection, white and wide-eyed, above Aunt Harriet's fur neckpiece.

Whereat O'Hara, having no weapon, dropped the bag, and trotted wide-eyed forward to the thronged scene of the launchings.

Down gazed the moon, wide-eyed and sorrowful; and still more sorrowful and sweet, upwards gazed the moons pale sister.

She was beside me in an instant, wide‑eyed with fear, which even then I could see was fear only for me.

They stared at each other wide-eyed—but stirred by different feelings.

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On this page you'll find 312 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wide-eyed, such as: dovelike, green, inexperienced, naive, pure, and sinless.

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